Richard Matheson inducted into Science Fiction Hall of Fame

The legendary Richard Matheson has been named as one of the 2010 inductees into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame!

The Science Fiction Museum writes:

“EMP|SFM is proud to announce the 2010 Hall of Fame inductees: Octavia E. Butler, Richard Matheson, Douglas Trumbull and Roger Zelazny.

The induction ceremony will be held Saturday, June 26, 2010 at EMP|SFM as part of the Science Fiction Awards Weekend, June 25-27, 2010, in conjunction with the Locus Awards and NW Media Arts writing workshops with Connie Willis and Gregory Frost. Further information and tickets to the Science Fiction Awards Weekend are available on the Locus website.”

And SciFi Wire mentions some of his biggest books:

“Richard Matheson‘s novels, short stories and screenplays have chilled on both page and screen. Many of his novels have been adapted into movies, including I Am Legend, What Dreams May Come and Somewhere in Time. He also wrote many Twilight Zone episodes, including the famous “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.”

Congratulations to Richard Matheson!